Thursday, November 29

Welcome Home at JavaJive!

"I love coffee, I love tea. I love the Java Jive and it loves me. 
Coffee and tea and the java and me. A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup."

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A brand new coffee shop, JavaJive, has opened its doors to Dabawenyos and Dabawenyas last November 10, 2012. This new establishment takes pride in being one of the homegrown businesses in Davao city. JavaJive does not only serve fresh coffee beverages, delightful sweets and sumptuous meals but also soothing music that will surely make their customers feel more relaxed.

Monday, November 26

Thoughts on Packaging

Packaging can be used as a form of brand identity, but this is unfortunately becoming a lost art. It was once a much easier proposition to get custom packing materials to use for shipments and deliveries, but now it's a more difficult proposition. All the same, it remains very possible if you know where to look. Contintental Packaging and similar companies still do offer invaluable resources that can be used to set your business apart. How can something so subtle as packaging really make your business shine? The twist is, as ever, in the little details.

Human Nature: Environment-Friendly Items

"Spark the passion of giving good gifts." We all know that Christmas is all about sharing our blessings to other people. It is the perfect time of the year to inform our loved ones how much we treasure them. Christmas is all about giving wonderful gifts as one of the ways to show affection, gratitude, care and appreciation. For this year, Human Nature decided to come up with something that will make everyone happy this coming holiday season. 

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Last week, on its magalog launch at Plaza del Carmen, Human Nature launched new products to satisfy the varying needs of its target consumers. Human Nature takes pride in providing 100% all natural items. Together with the new items in store, they also introduced "bundles." Shoppers can now enjoy convenient shopping because there are already items grouped together and placed in certain bundles. Customers can also customize their own bundles if they want.

Saturday, November 24

Steel Corporation of the Philippines, Placed Under Liquidation Proceedings


If you are a constant reader of my blog, you have probably read the different posts about SCP or Steel Corporation of the Philippines and their battle against the Judicial system of our country. Several individuals are currently affected with all the suits going on between the parties. Employees of SCP are endangered of losing their jobs due to the seemingly unfavorable judgment made against their corporation. In this post, you will be able to read another update about the case of SCP. Let us keep ourselves aware of what is happening. May justice be served to those who deserve it.
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Friday, November 23

Benefits of Having a Credit Card

While traditional credit cards are certainly convenient, they often lead to a lot of financial trouble in the long run. In some instances, the credit card user could ultimately damage their credit score. A prepaid credit card is a low-risk option that has plenty of advantages. Here are some of the benefits of a prepaid credit card. 

Easy to obtain

Virtually anyone can obtain a prepaid credit card. Applicants do not have to worry about any intrusive credit checks or long waiting periods. As soon as the applicant provides the required information, they are one step closer to enjoying the perks of a prepaid credit card.

Sunday, November 18

How to Make Money Selling E-Books from Home


You may keep a regularly updated blog already, but have you thought about how to turn your passion for writing into cash? Or perhaps you love to read and discover new authors. If you enjoy the written word and are looking for a way to turn this into a lucrative career, you might want to think about writing or selling eBooks from home. This is a business that can be run in conjunction with a regular blog, to draw in new readers and share information through digital publishing. To learn more about how to sell books online, there are a few factors to keep in mind.

Electronic Publishing Basics
Becoming an author in the past required getting an agent, making industry contacts, and having a degree from the right university. The internet has made it possible to share information on a widespread level without following these steps. Just as readers can browse through an endless selection of online articles and blog posts to find entertaining and insightful content, writers can now share their fiction and non-fiction through publishing their own electronic materials.

Basic Personal Makeup Workshop

What I love about wearing makeup is that it can boost my confidence in an instant. When I was a little younger, I had no interest in cosmetics and beauty products. I used to believe that these things will not do any good to me. However, when I reached college, I started to become interested in lipsticks, eye shadows, dip liners and other makeup items. My best friend, who absolutely loves wearing makeup, made me realize that there is something more to collecting different set of palettes, getting new shades of lipsticks and using cosmetics to highlight our faces. She taught me how to appreciate the beauty that makeup brings to every woman in the world.


Tuesday, November 13

Things to Add to Your Wish List That Will Save You Money in the Kitchen


Over the next few weeks, if you’re lucky, in addition to taking wish list requests, you’ll also have people asking you what you’re wishing for this Christmas. If you’re having trouble coming up with ideas, here are a few items that will keep on giving all year long as they save you money in the kitchen!

A slow cooker. If you don’t already have a slow cooker, now is the time to try one. You can easily cook meals for a big crowd and many of the recipes freeze easily for quick next-day reheating (chili, soups, stews, etc.). There are tons of cookbooks and recipes online.

Saturday, November 10

Bratpack: A Must-Visit Store

Another wonderful store in Abreeza Mall is Bratpack. This shop offers different kinds of bags, accessories, shirts and shoes. The products will suit every shopper's personality. Bratpack specializes in providing efficient means of carrying all your stuff into one bag. They do not only give you carry-all bags but also items that are beautifully designed to awaken your senses.

"Bratpack is a lifestyle store offering the widest range of international bag, footwear, and apparel brands. It was conceived with the needs and wants of young people in mind."

The Best of Res Toe Run

Res Toe Run is best known to satisfy any person's appetite for shoes. This store offers variety of foot wears that will surely satisfy the needs and wants of every member in the family. Moms can choose comfortable sandals that they can use while staying at home or getting groceries done. Dads can also select unique designs of shoes for their golf activities, business meetings and casual affairs. There are also basketball shoes perfect for the kuyas and well-designed slippers for the ates. The little ones in the family can also get cute shoes, sandals and slippers that will make them lovelier.

I have always loved Res Toe Run because of the different brands it offers to their customers. Whenever I want to get a brand new pair of shoes, the first thing that comes into my mind is this shop. I no longer need to transfer from one place to another because almost all brands are already there. 

Monday, November 5

I-Click: Win a Brand New Camera


Here is a good news to all my avid readers out there! I have partnered with I-Click Digi Shop to bring you an exciting offer. You can win a brand new Panasonic DMC S1 by joining the contest. Make sure that you grab the exclusive password below in order to enter. 

Friday, November 2

About Modest Style of Clothes for Women

The way the electronic media shows females with fashion, one may think that there's a natural contradiction between being both stylishly cool and modest dresses simultaneously. Lots of women, both teen and mature, look to use style and go to town as the contemporary women while remaining genuine to their personal beliefs of modesty and feminineness. Today's women of all ages don't have to give up either desire nor do they need to whack their financial constraints to find the high style they want to wear. 

Thursday, November 1

SCP Employees to Judge Ruben Galvez: How Much?


The Regional Trial Court of Batangas Branch 3 issued an order asking Steel Corporation of the Philippines (SCP) to undergo liquidation proceedings. As a result, about 300 employees of the said corporation are now in danger of losing their jobs.

Aggrieved, the employees protest about what the decision rendered by the Regional Trial Court. According to them, it is a clear violation of Labor Code of the Philippines. Aside from this, the employees of SCP stressed that the rehab court disregarded the earlier orders of the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court where there are still pending cases filed by the group in connection with the issue.

Ways to Save Money on School Clothes

When you're in need of school uniforms for your little ones, you'll want to take advantage of a few money-saving shopping tips. Children's clothing can really add up over the years, as they quickly outgrow old uniforms and beg for the trendy brand names that their friends are wearing. Back to school fashion doesn't have to break the bank, if you get organised ahead of time. These same principles can also be used to save money on your own clothing!

Out With the Old
Before you get started, it helps to take an inventory of your child's existing wardrobe. Find out what he's outgrown, what items are looking shabby or worn, or what is completely out of fashion. These items can be handed down to younger siblings or donated to charity if they are still in decent condition. Be sure to remove any name labels for clothes if you're passing them down to someone else.

Impress Your Love with a Romantic Guitar Song

If you are looking for a great way to impress your significant other, then learning to lay a romantic guitar song is a great idea. Music is one of the most powerful ways to move a person’s heart. The people we love really appreciate when we put in time and effort to do something for them. 

Learning to play the guitar to perform a romantic song for your love shows how much you really care. If you want to learn to play a romantic song on the guitar, follow these tips to make the process as smooth as possible.

Stealing Steel Corporation of the Philippines

With all the different things happening in our surroundings, we seldom take notice of the issues that concern our country. We are so busy with doing different activities which prevent us from knowing that there are some issues needed to be addressed. If only we take time to relax, sit and read the news, we will find out that there are many problems faced by the Philippines. Before we think of the steps that we could take to solve the adversities, I suggest that we inform ourselves first. 

In this article, you will find out about one of the problems in the Philippine Government. Sad to say, there are some people in the three branches of the government who are inefficient and ineffective in doing their tasks and duties. Again, I would like to highlight that NOT all government officials fail in what they need to do. There are still those who are able to offer great service to the Filipinos. 


Please check the article below and let me know what you think about it.

Women on Losing Weight

One of the common concerns of women these days is having a perfect and sexy body. They want to look at their best wherever they go. This is the main reason why most of them spend at least an hour working out in their favorite gyms. Others even enroll for dance classes to maintain their bod. Some of them take dietary pills that promise instant weight loss.


Women also go for natural diet. They make sure that they eat balanced meals every single day. Vegetables and fruits are their best friends. This kind of diet works for the ladies who are serious enough to make some sacrifices. It is perfect for the girls who can stand a day, week or month without indulging in sweet treats and food full of calories.

FB Pages for Firmoo Giveaway 1

These are the Facebook pages to like for the $500 Firmoo Gift Cards Giveaway. Please note that the Rafflecopter will be open from December 8-18, 2012. If you want to join, visit my giveaway site here.